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Search phrase: apprehensive

Plays

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW I.ii.60Of younger spirits, whose apprehensive sensesOf yonger spirits, whose apprehensiue senses
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.iii.98apprehensive, quick, forgetive, full of nimble, fiery, andapprehensiue, quicke, forgetiue, full of nimble, fierie, and
Julius CaesarJC III.i.67And men are flesh and blood, and apprehensive;And Men are Flesh and Blood, and apprehensiue;

Glossary

 10 result(s).
apprehendbe apprehensive about, fear
apprehensivequick-learning, perceptive, ever alert
curiousanxious, concerned, apprehensive
doubtfulfearful, worried, apprehensive
heedfullywith anxious attention, apprehensively
jealousdoubtful, uncertain, apprehensive
jealousysuspicious nature, apprehensive state of mind
misgivemake one feel uneasy, cause one to be apprehensive
pensived[unclear meaning] pensive, reflective; melancholic; apprehensive
timorousfearful, apprehensive, doubting

Thesaurus

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apprehensivejealous
apprehensivedoubtful
apprehensivepensived
apprehensivetimorous
apprehensivecurious
apprehensive state of mindjealousy
apprehensive, beapprehend
apprehensive, cause to bemisgive
apprehensivelyheedfully
state of mind, apprehensivejealousy

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
APPREHENDBASICapprehensive adj
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